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Custodian (Extra Help Only)

Company: Mariposa County, CA
Location: Mariposa
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: $18.03 Hourly

Location : Mariposa, CA

Job Type: Extra-Help (Part-time)

Job Number: 16-00855

Department: Public Works

Division: Facilities

Opening Date: 04/06/2023


Public Works is looking for an Extra Help Only Custodian.

Only online applications will be accepted.


To perform general cleaning and custodial functions for assigned County buildings and facilities; and to perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


Receives supervision from the Supervising Custodian.

Examples of Duties

Sweeps and mops rooms, hallways and stairways; vacuums and shampoos rugs and carpets.

Dusts and polishes desks, counter tops and furniture.

Cleans windows and window blinds.

Cleans mirrors, drinking fountains, and exteriors of refrigerators.

Cleans offices, restrooms and fixtures; may clean and disinfect patient care areas following established procedures.

Empties waste containers; may use trucks in collecting and transporting trash.

Restocks cleaning supplies as needed.

Pushes or lifts furniture and other heavy items; climbs ladders, and performs other tasks requiring physical agility.

Performs all duties in compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and established standards of quality and safety.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of full-time equivalent custodial or building maintenance experience.


High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Additional Requirements:

Possession of a valid California driver's license. Under certain circumstances, the Human Resources Director may accept a valid driver's license from another state if applicant acknowledges his/her intent to acquire a California driver's license within three months by signing an acknowledgement form.

Supplemental Information

Knowledge of:

Methods, equipment and tools used in janitorial maintenance and housekeeping for general facilities.

Hazards associated with cleaning compounds / agents.

Effect of cleaning compounds / agents on floors, walls and glass.

Operation and maintenance requirements of assigned vehicles and equipment.

Safe work practices.

Basic mathematics.

Ability to:

Learn, understand and apply pertinent rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions with minimal supervision.

Use cleaning materials and equipment with skill and efficiency.

Maintain equipment and tools in a safe and effective manner.

Perform work safely following all rules and regulations.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Perform required calculations with accuracy.

Meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform assigned duties.


Work is performed mostly indoors, but travels to various work sites throughout the County. Worker may be exposed to traffic hazards, machinery hazards, electrical currents, adverse weather conditions, temperature and noise extremes, wetness, humidity, heights, fumes, dusts, odors, solvents, skin irritants, vibration.


Requires the mobility to perform custodial maintenance duties. Requires the ability to sit and intermittently walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach while performing custodial work; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools and controls. Must be able to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing, and operating janitorial equipment. Must be able to use a telephone to communicate verbally.


All interested applicants must complete and submit a job application including any required supplemental questionnaires, and attach any required documentation. For those who meet the minimum qualifications, a competitive evaluation of the training and experience described on your application or supplemental questionnaire, a written examination, a structured oral interview, a performance rating, or a combination of any of these, may be performed. You will be scored based on that competitive evaluation. This process may be altered if there are ten or less applicants that qualified.

Extra-Help employees are not entitled to County benefits.


Possession of a valid California driver's license is required for this recruitment. Under certain circumstances, the Human Resources Director may accept a valid driver's license from another State if applicant acknowledges his/her intent to acquire a California driver's license within three months by signing an acknowledgement form. Do you have a valid driver's license?

  • Yes
  • No


    One of the requirements of this position is a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Do you have a high school diploma or GED equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No


      Extra Help is a part time employment assignment limited to a set number of hours per fiscal year. Extra Help assignments do not come with benefits. All Mariposa County Employees are currently paid monthly on the last working day of the month. Extra Help Employees are paid at the end of the month for the time period spanning the 15th of the previous month to the 15th of the current month.Please type your initials in the answer field to indicate that you have read the above.


      Custodial shifts are nighttime positions. Are you able to work at night?
      • Yes
      • No

        Required Question

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